CVE-2017-15671 log

Severity Medium
Remote Yes
Type Denial of service
The glob function in glob.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.27, when invoked with GLOB_TILDE, could skip freeing allocated memory when processing the ~ operator with a long user name, potentially leading to a denial of service (memory leak).
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-460 glibc, lib32-glibc 2.26-8 2.26-9 High Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Type
10 Jan 2018 ASA-201801-9 AVG-460 glibc High multiple issues
10 Jan 2018 ASA-201801-8 AVG-460 lib32-glibc High multiple issues